BankUnited Company Profile (NYSE:BKU)

About BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)

BankUnited logoBankUnited, Inc. is the bank holding company of BankUnited (the Bank). The bank is a national banking association. As of December 31, 2016, the Bank provided a range of banking services to individual and corporate customers through 94 banking centers located in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area. The Bank also provides a range of traditional banking products and services to both its commercial and retail customers. The Company offers a range of lending products, including small business loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans and leases, term loans, formula-based loans, municipal and non-profit loans and leases, commercial and mortgage warehouse lines of credit, letters of credit and consumer loans. It offers traditional deposit products, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts and certificates of deposit with a range of terms and rates.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Retail & Mortgage Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NYSE:BKU
  • CUSIP: 06652K10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.66 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 106,800,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.85
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.18
  • 52 Week Range: $28.13 - $41.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.32
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.87
  • P/E Growth: 1.04
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $973.23 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.76
  • Book Value: $24.17 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.42
  • Annual Dividend: $0.84
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • Net Margins: 19.54%
  • Return on Equity: 9.81%
  • Return on Assets: 0.87%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.92%
  • Current Ratio: 0.96%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.96%
  • Average Volume: 752,069 shs.
  • Beta: 1.1
  • Short Ratio: 3.24

Frequently Asked Questions for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)

What is BankUnited's stock symbol?

BankUnited trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKU."

How often does BankUnited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BankUnited?

BankUnited announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 13th. View BankUnited's Dividend History.

How were BankUnited's earnings last quarter?

BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $269.48 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $258.47 million. BankUnited had a return on equity of 9.81% and a net margin of 19.54%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.52 earnings per share. View BankUnited's Earnings History.

When will BankUnited make its next earnings announcement?

BankUnited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BankUnited.

Where is BankUnited's stock going? Where will BankUnited's stock price be in 2017?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for BankUnited's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate BankUnited's stock price to reach $40.82 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BankUnited.

Who are some of BankUnited's key competitors?

Who are BankUnited's key executives?

BankUnited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John Adam Kanas, Chairman of the Board
  • Rajinder P. Singh, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Leslie N. Lunak, Chief Financial Officer
  • Thomas M. Cornish, Chief Operating Officer
  • Rishi Bansal, Chief Investment Officer
  • Mark P. Bagnoli, Chief Risk Officer
  • Jeffrey Starr, General Counsel
  • Tere Blanca, Independent Director
  • Eugene DeMark, Independent Director
  • Michael J. Dowling, Independent Director

Who owns BankUnited stock?

BankUnited's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.07%). Company insiders that own BankUnited stock include Douglas J Pauls, Eugene F Demark, Jeffrey Starr, John Adam Kanas, Joseph Roberto, Mark Bagnoli and Rajinder P Singh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BankUnited.

Who sold BankUnited stock? Who is selling BankUnited stock?

BankUnited's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. Company insiders that have sold BankUnited stock in the last year include Douglas J Pauls, Eugene F Demark, Jeffrey Starr, John Adam Kanas, Joseph Roberto and Mark Bagnoli. View Insider Buying and Selling for BankUnited.

How do I buy BankUnited stock?

Shares of BankUnited can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BankUnited's stock price today?

One share of BankUnited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.24.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BankUnited (NYSE BKU)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  205 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  248 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  453
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BankUnited and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: $40.82 (19.21% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Price Target History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Analysts' Ratings History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/28/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$41.00LowView Rating Details
7/12/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$38.00 -> $41.00LowView Rating Details
7/10/2017Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$46.00LowView Rating Details
7/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$40.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$40.00 -> $39.00LowView Rating Details
6/27/2017WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$35.00LowView Rating Details
4/29/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$43.00 -> $42.00LowView Rating Details
4/26/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$42.00 -> $39.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017Hovde GroupUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$44.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$44.00N/AView Rating Details
11/30/2016FIG PartnersReiterated RatingMarket-PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$39.00 -> $37.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> Hold$33.00N/AView Rating Details
5/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeSell$34.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Earnings by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Earnings History by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE BKU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017$0.59N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.56$0.60$258.47 million$269.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2017Q1 2017$0.56$0.57$260.46 million$258.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q416$0.54$0.59$254.98 million$256.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.53$0.47$246.33 million$246.81 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.51$0.52$235.61 million$243.17 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.52$0.51$227.71 million$230.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$0.49$0.52$221.20 million$232.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.49$0.50$210.54 million$220.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.43$0.43$198.26 million$202.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.44$0.44$185.97 million$193.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$0.44$0.45$194.01 million$190.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.44$0.51$185.00 million$182.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.44$0.46$172.22 million$186.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.44$0.53$172.35 million$196.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.46$0.50$171.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$0.46$0.52$174.16 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.43$0.52$172.11 million$164.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.45$0.47$176.61 million$176.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q4 2012$0.48$0.61$171.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.44$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.44$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.45$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.39$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.43$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.44$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.35
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.72
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q2 20172$0.58$0.59$0.59
Q3 20172$0.59$0.62$0.61
Q4 20172$0.61$0.63$0.62
Q1 20182$0.63$0.65$0.64
Q2 20182$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q3 20182$0.69$0.70$0.70
Q4 20182$0.73$0.74$0.74
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Next Dividend:10/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.84
Dividend Yield:2.45%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:37.67% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.59% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
31.58% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)

Dividend History by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE BKU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.67%
Insider Trades by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/23/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell78,190$33.18$2,594,344.20View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell7,445$35.08$261,170.60View SEC Filing  
7/25/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell200,000$33.35$6,670,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell100,400$33.05$3,318,220.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell200,000$32.65$6,530,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell200,000$33.92$6,784,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell102,915$33.92$3,490,876.80View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Douglas J PaulsDirectorSell11,200$40.60$454,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Joseph RobertoInsiderSell1,759$39.80$70,008.20View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$39.92$39,920.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell2,226,258$37.62$83,751,825.96View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell1,000$37.54$37,540.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$37.57$187,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell1,000$29.53$29,530.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$31.20$156,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Mark BagnoliInsiderSell2,000$30.11$60,220.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell7,991$34.73$277,527.43View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell4,000$32.00$128,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$32.50$32,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$36.27$181,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Rajinder P. SinghCOOSell100,000$37.74$3,774,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$37.41$37,410.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell5,000$37.81$189,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015John Adam KanasCEOSell4,750$37.26$176,985.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$37.21$37,210.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Lynne WinesDirectorBuy1,000$36.63$36,630.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Rajinder P SinghCOOSell3,368$37.01$124,649.68View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell1,000$35.60$35,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Leslie LunakCFOSell9,000$35.86$322,740.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$33.26$33,260.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$28.29$141,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Leslie LunakCFOSell1,101$33.60$36,993.60View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell3,131,307$33.15$103,802,827.05View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell317,007$31.40$9,954,019.80View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014John Adam KanasCEOSell150,000$31.32$4,698,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2014Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell2,113,378$31.40$66,360,069.20View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell250,388$29.82$7,466,570.16View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Wilbur L Ross JrDirectorSell2,377,551$29.82$70,898,570.82View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012John BohlsenInsiderSell61,067$24.74$1,510,797.58View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Richard S LefrakDirectorSell134,966$24.85$3,353,905.10View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012John BohlsenInsiderSell184,673$24.89$4,596,510.97View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Latest Headlines for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
DateHeadline logoBankUnited (BKU) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - October 12 at 2:48 PM logoWalter Investment Management Corp. (WAC) versus BankUnited (BKU) Financial Comparison - October 11 at 12:08 AM logoBankUnited, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter Results - October 10 at 5:49 PM logoWalker & Dunlop (WD) and BankUnited (BKU) Critical Comparison - October 9 at 10:26 PM logo$272.96 Million in Sales Expected for BankUnited, Inc. (BKU) This Quarter - October 9 at 8:54 AM logoSouth Florida's highest-paid finance executives - October 5 at 8:07 AM logoETFs with exposure to BankUnited, Inc. : October 3, 2017 - October 3 at 4:25 PM logoContrasting BankUnited (BKU) and Walter Investment Management Corp. (WAC) - October 2 at 4:20 PM logoBankUnited's (BKU) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - September 28 at 12:02 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - September 27 at 5:57 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.21 - September 27 at 3:26 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) vs. PennyMac Financial Services (PFSI) Head to Head Survey - September 26 at 10:16 AM logoETFs with exposure to BankUnited, Inc. : September 22, 2017 - September 22 at 3:33 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BKU-US : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 5:21 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. :BKU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 5:21 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - September 17 at 1:20 PM logoFinancial Survey: BankUnited (BKU) and Its Rivals - September 16 at 8:24 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) vs. Its Peers Head-To-Head Analysis - September 16 at 8:16 AM logoShould You Buy BankUnited Inc (BKU) Now? - September 14 at 5:15 PM logoShould You Buy BankUnited Inc (BKU) Now? - September 14 at 5:15 PM logoBankUnited Commits to Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Florida - September 14 at 5:15 PM logoBankUnited Commits to Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Florida - September 14 at 5:15 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Focuses on Improving Top Line, Costs a Woe - September 11 at 5:15 PM logoContrasting BankUnited (BKU) & its Peers - September 11 at 12:08 AM logo$269.76 Million in Sales Expected for BankUnited, Inc. (BKU) This Quarter - September 2 at 9:30 AM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Short Interest Down 43.1% in August - September 1 at 1:28 AM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Chairman Sells $2,594,344.20 in Stock - August 25 at 7:22 PM logoPeople's United Financial (PBCT) and BankUnited (BKU) Critical Survey - August 25 at 10:36 AM logoWhat Florida banks are getting right — and wrong — in new Q2 report - August 25 at 12:43 AM logoWilliam S. Rubenstein, Esq. Joins the BankUnited Board of Directors - August 23 at 9:49 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. : BKU-US: Dividend Analysis : July 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 23, 2017 - August 23 at 4:45 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 23 at 2:36 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $269.76 Million - August 15 at 1:40 PM logoCenterState buys two banks for $593 million - August 14 at 5:00 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about BankUnited Inc. - August 12 at 4:15 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BKU-US : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 5:02 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Insider Sells $261,170.60 in Stock - August 7 at 8:02 PM logoPeople's United Financial (PBCT) & BankUnited (BKU) Head-To-Head Survey - August 2 at 8:14 AM logoQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for BankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Lowered by FIG Partners - July 31 at 7:54 AM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 29 at 1:24 PM logoFIG Partners Equities Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) - July 28 at 12:40 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Stock Gains 2.7% on Q2 Earnings Beat - July 27 at 5:05 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $266.86 Million - July 27 at 10:50 AM logoWedbush Research Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) - July 27 at 9:44 AM logoEdited Transcript of BKU earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 1:00pm GMT - July 27 at 3:15 AM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Chairman Sells $3,318,220.00 in Stock - July 26 at 7:17 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Chairman Sells $6,670,000.00 in Stock - July 26 at 7:16 PM logoBankUnited beats Street 2Q forecasts - July 26 at 5:12 PM logoBankUnited's (BKU) CEO Raj Singh on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 26 at 5:12 PM logoInvestor Network: BankUnited, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 26 at 5:12 PM



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